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Human Services : Food Banks, Food Pantries, and Food Distribution

Golden Harvest Food Bank

Feed the people . . .End hunger

three stars

89.98

3310 Commerce Drive Augusta, GA 30909
tel: (800) 766-7690   Web Site
EIN: 58-1466516

Board Leadership
Harris Weinstein
Chair

CEO
Travis McNeal
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.98 three stars
  Financial 85.84 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Golden Harvest Food Bank was founded in 1982 and operates three warehouse distribution sites (Augusta, GA, Aiken, SC, and Liberty, SC). Through more than 284,760 family visits in FY2008, Golden Harvest Food Bank distributed more than 10.7 million pounds of food. Golden Harvest is a locally-supported, charitable food distribution center that provides grocery products to the hungry through a network of partner agencies and, faith-based ministries. Golden Harvest distributes food and supplies to more than 530 partner agencies, including: soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters for abused women and children, and other nonprofit charities such as day care centers, senior citizens programs, and group homes for the disabled.

Golden Harvest Food Bank was founded in 1982 and operates three warehouse distribution sites (Augusta, GA, Aiken, SC, and Liberty, SC). Through more than 284,760 family visits in FY2008, Golden Harvest Food Bank distributed more than 10.7 million pounds of food. Golden Harvest is a locally-supported, charitable food distribution center that provides grocery products to the hungry through a network of partner agencies and, faith-based ministries. Golden Harvest distributes food and supplies to more than 530 partner agencies, including: soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters for abused women and children, and other nonprofit charities such as day care centers, senior citizens programs, and group homes for the disabled.

Financial

three stars

85.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
96.0%
  Administrative Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.17
  Program Expenses Growth 1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Golden Harvest Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Golden Harvest Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Golden Harvest Food Bank (GA) 89.98 three stars
West Seattle Food Bank (WA) 88.58 three stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (NC) 91.17 four stars
River Bend Foodbank (IA) 100.00 four stars
Food Bank of the Rockies (CO) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $29,958,639
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $10,087
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $55,438
   Government Grants $1,016,239
Total Contributions $31,040,403
   Program Service Revenue $2,011,443
Total Primary Revenue $33,051,846
   Other Revenue $352,998
TOTAL REVENUE $33,404,844
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $31,573,033
   Administrative Expenses $634,286
   Fundraising Expenses $590,802
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $32,798,121
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $606,723
   
Net Assets $5,637,023

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Solicit, Collect & Distribute Donated Food $31,573,033 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 02/01/2018 89.98 three stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 91.33 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 92.20 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 92.64 four stars
2013-09 09/01/2014 97.90 four stars
2012-09 09/01/2013 97.91 four stars
2011-09 09/01/2012 92.21 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 95.03 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 11/01/2010 95.26 four stars
2008-09 10/01/2009 82.40 three stars
2007-09 10/01/2008 78.97 two stars
2006-09 06/01/2007 77.30 two stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 83.94 three stars
2004-09 07/01/2005 88.63 three stars
2003-09 08/01/2004 94.62 four stars
2002-09 06/09/2003 92.28 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 58-1466516
Name in IRS Master File GOLDEN HARVEST FOOD BANK INC
NTEE Code K31
NTEE Classification Food Banks, Food Pantries
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$90,090 0.27% Travis McNeal CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Golden Harvest Food Bank (GA) 89.98 three stars
SeaShare (WA) 89.24 three stars
HIDDEN HARVEST (MI) 91.56 four stars
Worcester County Food Bank (MA) 95.58 four stars
Three Square (NV) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Golden Harvest Food Bank
3310 Commerce Drive
Augusta, GA 30909
tel: (800) 766-7690
fax: (706) 736-1375
EIN: 58-1466516

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Board Leadership

Harris Weinstein
Chair

CEO

Travis McNeal
Executive Director

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